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The Latest on Peanut Allergies

Click for a full size image   The Latest on Peanut Allergies Before Your Child Starts Solid Foods, Read This Introducing peanuts to infants at an earlier age could help prevent the development of peanut allergy, according to a study ...

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Cinematography on the fly

Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT Click for a full size image   Cinematography on the fly System directs camera-equipped drones to maintain framing of an aerial shot. Larry Hardesty In recent years, a host of Hollywood blockbusters — including “The Fast and ...

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3 reasons to leave earwax alone

  3 reasons to leave earwax alone Can you think of something you do that’s nearly irresistible, widely popular, but a bad idea that’s based on a health myth? That’s right, I’m talking about inserting cotton-tipped swabs into your ears. ...

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Cutting Down on Cancer Surgeries

Terence T. W. Wong, first author of the May 17 Science Advances paper, adjusts a photoacoustic microscope at the Caltech Optical Imaging Laboratory. Credit: Caltech Click for a full size image   Cutting Down on Cancer Surgeries New microscopy technique ...

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Are You Stressed?

Click for a full size image   Are You Stressed? How to Identify Stress and Help Your Heart While stress is not directly associated with heart disease, its impact on your overall health is undeniable. Stress not only affects your ...

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Nearing the Finish Line

HMS researchers have made a mix of blood progenitor cells, shown here, and blood stem cells. Both can generate multiple kinds of blood cells, including red blood cells and lymphocytes. Image: Daley lab Click for a full size image   ...

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Film Premiere – ‘To The Rescue’

Artist’s illustration of an astronaut fixing the Hubble telescope during a space walk Click for a full size image   Film Premiere – ‘To The Rescue’ To the Rescue, a 60-minute documentary about JPL’s heroic struggles to save the Hubble ...

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Tumour-trained T cells go on patrol

Illustration of T cells attacking a cancer cell. Image: Shutterstock Click for a full size image   Tumour-trained T cells go on patrol Meredith Ross In cancer, immune cells infiltrate tumours – but it hasn’t been known which immune cells ...

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Hacking discrimination

“Hacking Discrimination,” spearheaded by Elaine Harris ’78 and Lisa Egbuonu-Davis ’79 in partnership with the MIT Alumni Association, aimed to find technology-based solutions to address discrimination. Photo: Joe McGonegal/MIT Alumni Association Click for a full size image   Hacking discrimination ...

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